The Only female superstar in the film industry, Sridevi breathed her last in Dubai on February 24. As diverse argumentative theories emerge over her demise, the authorities in Dubai gave her the body to the family for the procedure of embalming.
What is embalming mortals mean?
The cure is done to a dead person in order to provisionally conserve the dead body and prevent decay. It was originated in 1867 by chemist August Wilhelm von Hofmann when he exposed formaldehyde and substituted the application of arsenic in the 20th century which became the grip of modern style embalming. The current embalming consists of a mix of formaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, ethanol, humectants and other essentials.
The procedure is done majorly for three reasons – momentary preservation of the dead body; restoration and sanitation.
The whole procedure of embalming a dead body lasts around 45 minutes to an hour to complete. The procedure will take added time throughout the covering and casketing of the body. Embalming costs up to USD 495 to 1,290 and might go up depending on the covering and casketing and cosmetics performed on the cadaver.